There are 6 ways to get from Hamilton to Vancouver by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly from Hamilton  •  6 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Hamilton (YHM) to Vancouver (YVR) YHM - YVR

$182 - $852

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Bus to Toronto, fly  •  7 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from King St. W. @ Summers Ln. to Pearson Airport Terminal 1
  2. Fly from Toronto (YYZ) to Vancouver (YVR) YYZ - YVR

$177 - $659

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Train  •  2 days 11 h

  1. Take the train from Aldershot to Windsor
  2. Take the train from Detroit Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
  3. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Everett Amtrak
  4. Take the train from Everett Amtrak to Vancouver Pacific Central Station

$380 - $1,132

Bus  •  2 days 20 h

  1. Take the bus from Hamilton GO Centre Bus to Union Station Bus Terminal 16 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Toronto, ON to Winnipeg, MB
  3. Take the bus from Winnipeg, MB to Calgary, AB
  4. Take the bus from Calgary, AB to Vancouver, BC

$231 - $582

Bus, train  •  4 days 1 h

  1. Take the bus from Hamilton GO Centre Bus to Union Station Bus Terminal 16 / ...
  2. Take the train from Toronto to Vancouver VIA Rail

$298 - $1,109

Drive  •  43 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Hamilton to Vancouver 2736.7 miles

$360 - $550

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The cheapest way to get from Hamilton to Vancouver is to bus and fly which costs $220 - $900 and takes 7 h 13 min.

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The quickest way to get from Hamilton to Vancouver is to fly which costs $230 - $1,100 and takes 6 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Hamilton to Vancouver. However, there are services departing from Hamilton GO Centre Bus and arriving at Vancouver, BC via Bay St At Front St West, Toronto, ON, Winnipeg, MB and Calgary, AB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 20 h.

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The distance between Hamilton and Vancouver is 3346 km. The road distance is 4378.8 km.

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The best way to get from Hamilton to Vancouver without a car is to bus which takes 2 days 20 h and costs $290 - $800.

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It takes approximately 6 h 45 min to get from Hamilton to Vancouver, including transfers.

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Hamilton to Vancouver bus services, operated by GO Transit, depart from Hamilton GO Centre Bus station.

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The best way to get from Hamilton to Vancouver is to fly which takes 6 h 45 min and costs $230 - $1,100. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $490 - $1,500 and takes 2 days 11 h, you could also bus, which costs $290 - $800 and takes 2 days 20 h.

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The quickest flight from Hamilton Airport to Vancouver Airport is the direct flight which takes 5 h.

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Hamilton to Vancouver bus services, operated by Greyhound Canada, arrive at Vancouver, BC station.

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Map of how to get from Hamilton to Vancouver.
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  • Distance: 2091 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 45 min

What companies run services between Hamilton, ON, Canada and Vancouver, BC, Canada?

WestJet, Flair Airlines and Air Canada fly from Hamilton to Vancouver every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Hamilton to Vancouver via Aldershot GO Bus, Aldershot, Windsor, Detroit Amtrak, Chicago Union Station, and Everett Amtrak in around 2 days 11 h.

Airlines
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Hamilton to Vancouver
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Hamilton to Vancouver via Calgary
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Hamilton to Vancouver via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
9 h 38 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Toronto to Vancouver
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,300
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Hamilton to Vancouver via Montreal
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,800
Flights from Toronto to Vancouver
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Air Transat
Website
airtransat.com
Flights from Toronto to Vancouver
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,300
Flair Airlines
Website
flairair.ca
Flights from Hamilton to Vancouver via Edmonton
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Aldershot to Windsor
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $120
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$35 - $55
Economy
$55 - $75
Economy Plus
$80 - $120
Business
$80 - $110
Business Plus/Sleeper
$140 - $200
Train from Toronto to Vancouver
Ave. Duration
3 days 23 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$290 - $410
Economy
$550 - $800
Economy Plus
$750 - $1,100
Business
$800 - $1,200
Business Plus/Sleeper
$1,400 - $2,100
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Detroit Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 59 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Room
$230 - $320
Train from Chicago Union Station to Everett Amtrak
Ave. Duration
44 h 23 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$260 - $800
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$260 - $390
Flexi Coach Seat
$470 - $700
Business Coach Seat
$550 - $800
Room
$1,000 - $1,400
Train from Everett Amtrak to Vancouver Pacific Central Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 8 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Business Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Room
$160 - $240
Bus operators
GO Transit
Phone
+1 888-438-6646
Website
gotransit.com
Bus from King St. W. @ Summers Ln. to Pearson Airport Terminal 1
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Schedules at
gotransit.com
Bus from Hamilton GO Centre Bus to Union Station Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
gotransit.com
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Toronto, ON to Winnipeg, MB
Ave. Duration
30 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $260
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$100 - $160
Online Fare
$140 - $200
Standard Fare
$180 - $260
Refundable
$190 - $280
Bus from Winnipeg, MB to Calgary, AB
Ave. Duration
19 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $180
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$70 - $110
Online Fare
$95 - $140
Standard Fare
$120 - $180
Refundable
$130 - $190
Bus from Calgary, AB to Vancouver, BC
Ave. Duration
14 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$50 - $80
Online Fare
$70 - $110
Standard Fare
$90 - $130
Refundable
$100 - $150

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Vancouver is 3 h behind Hamilton. It is currently 3:01 AM in Hamilton and 12:01 AM in Vancouver.

Yes, the driving distance between Hamilton to Vancouver is 4379 km. It takes approximately 43 h 4 min to drive from Hamilton to Vancouver.

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Flair Airlines, Air Canada and WestJet offer flights from Hamilton Airport to Vancouver Airport.

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There are 595+ hotels available in Vancouver. Prices start at $91 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Hamilton to Hamilton Airport is to line 20 bus which takes 23 min and costs $3.

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